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The state saying for West Virginia may be, “Mountaineers Are Always Free.” But, after looking at the price of college tuition, it may be hard to believe. Luckily, there are plenty of college scholarships for West Virginia residents to help make this saying hold true. If you don’t currently live in West Virginia, but plan to attend one of its schools such as Marshall University, West Virginia University (WVU), West Virginia State University (WVSU), Mountain State University (MSU), or University of Charleston, you may also have the chance to go to school for free with these scholarships. Don’t miss your opportunity! Check out this directory of scholarships for students in West Virginia, and apply online today! For even more scholarships, fill out a free ScholarshipExperts profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Fourth Circuit High School Essay Contest

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is seeking submissions for its essay contest. The contest is open to all students currently in grades 9 through 12 from Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. Students are invited to consider and share their thoughts on the question: “Is the Fourteenth Amendment’s Equal Protection Clause sufficient to secure the rights of all citizens, or is the ERA necessary to promote gender equality?

Total: $4500

Awards: 3

Deadline: June 15, 2023

Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Eastern Regional Chapter

The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) – Eastern Regional Chapter (ERC) is pleased to announce a scholarship program in honor and recognition of 1.6 million American Veterans who served in the Korean War during the Korean War era (June 25, 1950–January 31, 1955). These men and women answered the call to fight for a country and people they never knew and never met. More than 54,000 Americans died and 103,000 were wounded. To express our gratitude to these veterans for their sacrifices, KASF-ERC will offer their descendants an opportunity to apply for a scholarship. KASF-ERC scholarship program will recognize outstanding students who have demonstrated outstanding talents and potential for success. Awardees will receive a check of $2,000 scholarships from KASF and be able to attend the KASF-ERC Award Ceremony & Banquet in Vienna, VA.

Total: $2000

Awards: 1

Deadline: June 30, 2023

KASF Eastern Region Scholarship

This award is available for Korean-American students living in and attending school in Delaware, District of Columbia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, or West Virginia. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and plan to enroll full time.

Total: $5000

Awards: 1

Deadline: June 30, 2023

The David Womack Memorial West Virginia LGBT Scholarship

While the IanThom Foundation makes grants throughout the year, the vast majority of our funds are distributed at the start of each calendar year. Many referrals come from friends and associates, and we encourage suggestions from our friends and applications from any qualified organizations. A number of arts grants are direct designated by the donors in memory of Thom and so do not go through the grant process.

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline: June 30, 2023

Chaffin Luhana Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship

The Chaffin Luhana Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship is an essay contest open to currently enrolled U.S. students who are 25 years of age or younger. Applicants must submit an original essay offering a unique and practical perspectives on the dangers posed by distracted drivers.

Total: $2500

Awards: 1

Deadline: July 31, 2023

L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship

The L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship is for a licensed radio amateur with a general class or higher license who is a resident of and attends college in the ARRL Roanoke Division (North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia). The student must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree or higher in electronics, communications, or related fields.

Total: $500

Awards: 1

Deadline: December 31

Albert H. Hix, W8AH, Memorial Scholarship

This award is open to international and U.S. licensed radio amateurs (general class or higher) who are residents of and attending school in West Virginia. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500

Awards: 1

Deadline: December 31

West Virginia Engineering, Science and Technology Scholarship Program

This award is available for U.S. students who plan to pursue an undergraduate degree in the fields of engineering, science, or technology and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Priority is given to West Virginia residents.

Total: $2795

Awards: 175

Deadline: March 01

David J. Clarke Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. or international undergraduate and/or graduate students who attend a college or university within the designated market area of stations serving the Ohio Valley Chapter region (this includes some schools in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, and West Virginia). Students must major in broadcasting.

Total: $3000

Awards: 1

Deadline: April 30

Horatio Alger West Virginia Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in West Virginia who have unmet financial need and a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $10000

Awards: 6

Deadline: October 25